Art Between Friends

Although I don’t have much time to craft these days, I gleefully signed up for the ADF Artisan Guild Imbolc exchange. The group decided that everyone should make something small, and we decided on the amount of time it should take and the general cost.  I was excited enough to participate and do a littleContinue reading “Art Between Friends”

Artisan Guild Study Program: Devotional Practice Essay

Today I received word that my Devotional Practice essay passed review!  I’m posting it here for you to read.   Since completing my “Art Muse Essay” in 2010, I’ve been working with Brighid in my artistic pursuits, most of which involve fabric and fiber.  Seán Ó Duinn, author of The Rites of Brigid Goddess andContinue reading “Artisan Guild Study Program: Devotional Practice Essay”

My New Altar Piece

  A beautiful Dagda ATC by Autumn Aelwyd   I came home to find this wonderful artisan trading card in my mailbox.  Isn’t he amazing?  It’s a tiny oil painting, on a tiny canvas, of An Dagda by Autumn Aelwyd.  There are two very satisfying things about this ATC.  First, Autumn’s portrayal is pretty muchContinue reading “My New Altar Piece”

Wellspring 2012

I recently posted about how I was anticipating Wellspring as a way to rejuvenate my Druidic studies and practice.  Weretoad and I were able to attend from Friday afternoon to Sunday morning.  For those of you who don’t know, Wellspring is a major ADF Druid festival held at the Brushwood Folklore Center in Sherman, NY.Continue reading “Wellspring 2012”

Artisan Guild Study Program – Working Outline

(Again, this seems to have vanished from my site…  I don’t know why.  I’m reposting it again for posterity and curious folk.  I’m actually glad for the chance to review it.  I’ve not done much for this study program and I feel inspired!)   Working Outline By Grey Catsidhe   As part of the ArtContinue reading “Artisan Guild Study Program – Working Outline”

Brighid – My Muse

(I’m posting this again as it seems to have vanished from my archives…  Perhaps I never actually posted it?  Anyway, here it is again.)   Brighid: My Muse By Grey Catsidhe               Ever since I felt myself welcomed at the hearth fires of the Tuatha Dé Danann, one Goddess has stood out as aContinue reading “Brighid – My Muse”

Wellspring 2011

Ok, I really need to write about my experiences at Wellspring this year.  It’s taken me long enough.  This is entirely due to the fact that I’m just so busy right now.  I’m taking summer classes three nights a week and am preparing for a craft show next weekend.  I feel terribly behind on myContinue reading “Wellspring 2011”

Thoughts Before Bed and an Extended Retreat Day

Family obligations, visiting friends, and general fatigue have kept me busy this weekend.  I plan to do my retreat day tomorrow and Tuesday evening.  As such, I will not be online except for short periods to check email and grove business.  I look forward to these times even though my husband shakes his head atContinue reading “Thoughts Before Bed and an Extended Retreat Day”